(723) Hammonia

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Discovered 1911 Oct. 21 by J. Palisa at Vienna.

The planet was named (AN 196, 139 (1913)) on the occasion of the 24th meeting of the Astronomische Gesellschaft in Hamburg in 1913. It is an allusion to the city. (H 73)

The city of Hamburg is also honored by planet  (449).

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